Free Press Journal
  • JP Duminy announces retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect

    Johannesburg: South Africa batsman JP Duminy has announced his retirement from Test cricket and first-class cricket with immediate effect. Duminy, who was dropped from the team after the Lord’s Test in July – the first of a four-match series, has decided to concentrate on limited-overs formats in future.

  • Ryan School murder: Shock and hemorrhage caused Pradyuman’s death

    New Delhi: The post-mortem report of Pradyuman Thakur, the seven-year-old, who was brutally murdered inside the premises of Ryan International School, has revealed that shock and hemorrhage was the cause of his death.

  • Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

    Ram Rahim on trial again, attends hearing in murder cases: Key facts

    Panchkula: Weeks after Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted of raping two women in 1999 by a special CBI court, the Dera Sacha Sauda chief is now caught up in another trial by the same court in connection with two separate murder cases.

  • Jennifer Lawrence auditioned for ‘Gossip Girl’

    Los Angeles: “Gossip Girl” creator Josh Schwartz has revealed that actor Jennifer Lawrence wanted to play Serena van der Woodsen, which ended up being portrayed by Blake Lively, on the show.

  • Anushka Sharma says, Stardom is more accessible today

    New Delhi: In a career spanning less than a decade in Bollywood, known to be a tough space for outsiders, Anushka Sharma has carved a niche by slipping into a variety of roles with ease. The actress-producer says, as compared to earlier times, stardom is more accessible today.

  • Mani Ratnam’s next to roll from January 2018

    Chennai: Filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s upcoming yet untitled Tamil multi-starrer — featuring Arvind Swami, Vijay Sethupathi, Simbu and Fahadh Faasil — will go on the floors from January next year, it was announced on Saturday.

  • Mumbai! Over 70 per cent of city’s garbage is food waste

    According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)’s latest Environment Status Report (ESR), of the 9,400 tonnes of trash in the dumping grounds, 73 percent comprises of food, vegetable, and fruit waste. Meanwhile, according to the waste management experts, if Mumbai recycles this waste, it can reduce the amount of garbage transported to its overburdened landfills by 93%.

  • Mumbai: SoBo faces yet another massive parking problem

    Mumbai: In yet another problem regarding traffic and congestion in South Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s effort to make additional parking space in Colaba, Churchgate and Nariman Point available under its new parking policy have hit another roadblock. Despite receiving 28 applications for no-objection certificates for on-street parking, the traffic department has so far given only two permissions as the chaos continues.

  • How Sweet! Fan gifts Kriti Sanon a jhumka from Bareilly

    Kriti Sanon’s last released Bareilly Ki Barfi got a humungous response at the box office. Kriti’s portrayal of a chirpy, upfront and fun loving Bitti Mishra, got much appreciation from many people.

  • Bhootu is a love story and has elements of entertainment, says Kinshuk Mahajan

    After being part of Naagin, actor Kinshuk Mahajan’s super natural journey will continue with the show, Bhootu. However, the genres of both the shows are different, says Kinshuk. “Naagin was supernatural but it was revenge based drama, Bhootu is also supernatural, but it a light comedy. It is not serious at all. The show is a light-hearted drama and people will enjoy it. It is also a love story and has all

  • Will join Rajinikanth if he enters politics: Kamal Haasan

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, amidst news that he is planning to launch his own party, has said he would be willing to join hands with superstar Rajinikanth if he takes the political plunge.

  • `Twin Peaks`, `Alien` actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

    Washington D.C.: Legendary character actor Harry Dean Stanton, who starred in ‘Alien’, ‘Twin Peaks’, ‘Repo Man’ and ‘Paris, Texas,’ has died at the age of 91.

  • Rapist Ram Rahim’s hearing in murder cases today, godman attends via video conferencing

    Panchkula: Security was been tightened in Panchkula town in Haryana ahead of a crucial hearing in two separate murder cases against Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and others here on Saturday. The hearing is taking place through video conferencing as Ram Rahim is lodged in the District Jail in Sunaria near Rohtak. The cases, related to the murder of Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati and former Dera manager Ranjit Singh, allegedly